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Sun

A unit of length in Japan equivalent to approximately 30 millimeters.
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The reality is that Reagan came along at a unique moment in history, a time when the country was exhausted from the perceived liberal excesses of the '60s and 70s and ready for a short breather, especially one delivered with Reagan's trademark optimism and sunniness.
Philosophical egotists assume that nature's inexhaustible and amoral plenum reflects their superbly unrestrained human selves; genteel moralists believe that nature's sunniness and congeniality will shine brightly upon their admirable uprightness.
While "irradiation[s]" (14: 228) emanating from her make her seem larger than she is, her artificial, calculating nature contrasts with Dea's sunniness.
Kiely's vision is infinitely lighter and brighter than the American's; though he deals with two world wars and the seemingly endless and endlessly suppurating wound caused by the partition of Ireland, and while he is obsessed with the twin tragedies of mutability and loss, his essential sunniness nearly always sheds a softening light on these somber themes and events.
THE SCORE More than 20 songs that Most of the show flip-flop between is in three-quarter blistering drama and time to underscore cynical nostalgia--both the story's his most treasure waltz-like focus trove-like work and on partners, and a critique of the the lyrics are musical's history of perhaps his most forced sunniness.
In this case, the gesture is redundant to the notion of sunniness conveyed by speech.
Superficially Peter's paintings resemble nothing so much as billboards of car advertisements, but devoid of their sunniness or idiotic libido.
A champion of the disenfranchised, the 63-year-old Fugard may no longer have a reason to lash out in angry protest, but the voice of dissident experience burnishes the profoundly moving Valley Song, whose sunniness remarkably contrasts with the gloom of The Blood Knot, Hello and Goodbye and Boesman and Lena.
Cedric Garland had a different idea: "It struck me that perhaps sunniness protected against these diseases.